Current Particulate Matter - PM2.5 Data Map
View the latest PM 2.5 (Fine Particulate Matter) data. Instructions on how to use the map are below.
PM2.5 µg/m3 (1hr avg.)
|250 - 500|
|100 - 250|
|80 - 100|
|60 - 80|
|40 - 60|
|25 - 40|
|15 - 25|
|5 - 15|
|0 - 5|
|No PM2.5 data|
There is no Air Quality Objective for PM2.5 over a one hour average period. However, there is a PM2.5 24-hour average objective.
How to use the map
- Navigate: Use your mouse to click and drag the map to a desired location
- Zoom in to view individual stations: Use the + and - buttons on the top left of the map to increase or decrease the magnification size of the map
- View station data: All circles represent an air monitoring stations. Click on a circle to view that station's data.
- Reset Map: Use the Home Button to reset the map.
- PM2.5 = fine particles with a diameter of 2.5 microns (millionths of a metre)
- PM10 = small particles with a diameter of 10 microns
- O3 = ozone
- NO2 = nitrogen dioxide
- SO2 = sulphur dioxide
- ppb = parts per billion
- ppm = parts per million
- µg/m3 = micrograms per cubic metre
- N/A = Readings are monitored but are not available at this time.
Data is refreshed every 60 minutes. View our data license agreement and disclaimer.
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There are more ways to find an air monitoring station and it's latest data.
- Find air monitoring stations by Air Zone or through the A-Z Index
- View current and forecast Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)
- Visit the BC Air Data Archive to download station data.
- Read more about the province's Air Quality Objectives and Standards.
To access the older version of the interactive map, visit the AQHI Readings Application (requires Adobe Flash Plugin).